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Al Pacino

Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director. He is famous for playing mobsters, including Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy, Tony Montana in Scarface, Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice in Dick Tracy and Carlito Brigante in Carlito's Way, though he has also appeared several times on the other side of the law — as a police officer, detective and a lawyer. His role as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman won him the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992 after receiving seven previous Oscar nominations. He made his feature film debut in the 1969 film Me, Natalie in a minor supporting role, before playing the leading role in the 1971 drama The Panic in Needle Park. Pacino made his major breakthrough when he was given the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather in 1972, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Other Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor were for Dick Tracy and Glengarry Glen Ross. Oscar nominations for Best Actor include The Godfather Part II, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, the court room drama ...And Justice for All and Scent of a Woman. In addition to a career in film, he has also enjoyed a successful career on stage, picking up Tony Awards for Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? and The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel. His love of Shakespeare led him to direct his first film with Looking for Richard, a part documentary on the play Richard III. Pacino has received numerous lifetime achievement awards, including one from the American Film Institute. He is a method actor, taught mainly by Lee Strasberg and Charlie Laughton at the Actors Studio in New York. Although he has never married, Pacino has had several relationships with actresses and has three children Description above from the Wikipedia article Al Pacino, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Apr 25, 1940 In New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Oscar (The Academy Awards) 1929-05-16
Latest Project:
Series The Godfather Saga 2016
Known For
Poster of The Godfather Saga
Poster of Casting By
Poster of Tipos legales
Poster of PolicĂ­as de Queens
Series The Godfather Saga Michael Corleone 2016
Movie Nunca es tarde Danny Collins 2015-03-20
Movie El señor Manglehorn A.J. Manglehorn 2015-06-19
Movie Cruising Electric archive 2014-01-17
Movie La sombra del actor Simon Axler 2014-03-26
Movie Phil Spector Phil Spector 2013-03-24
Movie Salomé King Herod 2013-08-10
Movie The Godfather Legacy Himself 2012-07-12
Movie Tipos legales Valentine "Val" 2012-03-08
Movie Casting By 2012-09-09
Movie Wilde Salomé Himself / King Herod 2011-09-03
Movie Policías de Queens Detective Stanford 2011-11-04
Movie Jack y su gemela Himself 2011-11-11
Movie No conoces a Jack Dr. Jack Kevorkian 2010-04-14
Movie Descubriendo a John Cazale Himself 2009-01-16
Movie Asesinato Justo Rooster 2008-09-11
Movie 88 minutos Jack Gramm 2007-02-14
Movie Ocean's Thirteen Willie Banks 2007-06-07
Movie Apostando al limite Walter Abrams 2005-01-24
Movie El mercader de Venecia Shylock 2004-09-03
Movie Una relación peligrosa Starkman 2003-08-01
Movie La prueba Walter Burke 2003-01-25
Series Angels in America Roy Cohn 2003-12-07
Movie Angeles en America Roy Cohn 2003-12-07
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Tony Montana (Scarface) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Movie Insomnio Will Dormer 2002-05-24
Movie Simone Viktor Taransky 2002-08-23
Movie Relaciones confidenciales Eli Wurman 2002-11-21
Movie Chinese Coffee Harry Levine 2000-09-02
Movie El dilema Lowell Bergman 1999-10-28
Movie Un domingo cualquiera Tony D'Amato 1999-12-16
Movie Pitch Himself 1997-09-04
Movie Donnie Brasco Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero 1997-02-27
Movie Pactar con el Diablo John Milton 1997-10-17
Movie City Hall (La sombra de la corrupción) Mayor John Pappas 1996-02-16
Movie Looking For Richard Himself/Richard III 1996-10-11
Movie Two Bits Gitano Sabatoni 1995-10-22
Movie Heat Lt. Vincent Hanna 1995-12-15
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Atrapado por su pasado Carlito Brigante 1993-11-10
Movie Éxito a cualquier precio Ricky Roma 1992-09-15
Movie Esencia de mujer Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade 1992-12-23
Movie Frankie y Johnny Johnny 1991-10-18
Movie Dick Tracy Big Boy Caprice 1990-06-15
Movie The Local Stigmatic Graham 1990-01-01
Movie El Padrino. Parte III Don Michael Corleone 1990-12-24
Movie Melodía de seducción Frank Keller 1989-09-15
Movie Revolución Tom Dobb 1985-12-25
Movie El precio del poder Tony Montana 1983-12-08
Movie Author! Author! Ivan Travalian 1982-06-18
Movie A la caza Steve Burns 1980-09-23
Movie Justicia para todos Arthur Kirkland 1979-10-19
Movie Un instante, una vida Bobby 1977-09-27
Movie Tarde de perros Sonny 1975-08-11
Movie El Padrino. Parte II Don Michael Corleone 1974-12-20
Movie El espantapájaros Francis Lionel 'Lion' Delbuchi 1973-04-11
Movie Serpico Officer Frank Serpico 1973-12-05
Movie El Padrino Michael Corleone 1972-03-14
Movie Pánico en Needle Park Bobby 1971-07-13
Movie Me, Natalie Tony 1969-07-13
Series The Emmy Awards Unknown 1949-01-25
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1929-05-16